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United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee provide support letter for Elise Seignolle

by USA Boxing

Colorado Springs

November 13, 2023


Tyson Lee

President of USA Boxing

Dear President Tyson Lee,

I hope this letter finds you in good health and high spirits. We write to you today with a kind ask of support for an exceptional candidate for the position of World Boxing President.

Elise Seignolle, from the United States, has stepped forward to present her candidacy and vision for the future of boxing on a global scale, and on behalf of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee it is our privilege to advocate for her as an outstanding leader who demonstrate true leadership and a genuine commitment to the sport. We have had the pleasure of working with Elise over the past several years, and we can confidently say that she possesses the qualities necessary to transform the landscape of boxing worldwide.

Elise's main goal, which we wholeheartedly support, is to unite all national boxing federations around the globe. Her vision revolves around fostering collaboration, open communication, and mutual respect among nations involved in this beloved sport. By strengthening these relationships, Elise hopes to create a sustainable platform that ensures boxing's inclusion in the Olympic Games Program for generations to come.

Elise brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and dedication to the table. Her background includes experience as: an accomplished athlete, board member and treasurer of USA Boxing and the USA Boxing Foundation, and an athlete representative to the board of local boxing committees. Elise is an influential figure within the boxing community, and her experience has prepared her to lead the World Boxing as president with unparalleled passion and determination. Her comprehensive understanding of the sport's intricacies, combined with her strategic mindset, will undoubtedly guide her decision-making process as she tackles the challenges that lie ahead.

Moreover, Elise possesses outstanding interpersonal skills, which are key to nurturing international relationships. Her ability to listen, collaborate, and find common ground will unite national boxing federations in their pursuit of common goals. With Elise at the helm, we have full confidence that the global boxing community will thrive, cultivating an environment of inclusivity, fairness, and mutual growth.

By supporting Elise Seignolle for the position of World Boxing President, we will be actively contributing to the preservation of boxing's rightful place within the Olympic Games Program. The continuation of this historic sport in the Games offers countless opportunities for athletes worldwide and ensures the preservation of tradition, passion, and dreams.

We kindly ask for your consideration of this endorsement and your unwavering support for Elise Seignolle’ s campaign. Together, we can pave the way for a brighter future for boxing marked by unity, collaboration, sporting excellence and shared success.

Thank you for your support.

With our warmest regards.          

                Gene Sykes                                                                      Sarah Hirshland        

                 President                                                                         Secretary General         

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